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12 Jan 2016

Peru: Environmental leader opposing Odebrecht’s dam construction in Marañon River killed

Following repeated threats against his life due to his opposition to the building of a dam in the Marañon River, leader and town mayor Hitler Ananias Rojas Gonzales (34) was killed. His neighbor was arrested by the police for the murder. Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Odebrecht to respond; the response is provided.